It's the end of IPv4 as we know it... and I feel fine..

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Thu Feb 3 10:27:38 CST 2011


On 2/3/11 7:36 AM, Jared Mauch wrote:
> (apologies to REM)
> 
> On Feb 3, 2011, at 10:11 AM, Jon Lewis wrote:
> 
>> The real fun's going to be over the next several years as the RIR's become irrelevant in the acquisition of scarce IPv4 resources...and things become less stable as lots of orgs rush to implement a strange new IP version.
> 
> There's clearly two things that need to be done:
> 
> 1) Major infrastructure (ie: backhaul, corporate, ISP gateway) need to be upgraded/configured to support IPv6
> 2) Edge networks need to start to hand out IPv6 addresses and name servers.  I think it would be great if providers started handing out IPv6 addressed name servers when an IPv4 client does a dhcp renew, etc.
> 


Well, I'm doing my part by turning up native IPv6 at my parent's house
this week or next. They are not technically inclined and I'm confident
it won't be a problem. ;)

~Seth




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